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50 Years of Ethnic Studies 2.0

The academic discipline of Africana/Black studies/ethnic studies discussed in a September 2022 Community Alliance article has again expanded. This expansion is now at the high school level. The [...] Continue Reading

The Woman King

While I was doing doctoral studies on the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its impact on African kingdoms in West Africa, it never crossed my mind that Hollywood would produce a film on this topic. [...] Continue Reading

Afro-Centric Legacy of Dr. James Turner

Dr. James Turner, the founder of Africana studies, has passed away at the age of 82. He was the founding director of Cornell University’s Africana Studies and Research Center and a professor emeritus [...] Continue Reading

Stop the Hate

The Community Alliance newspaper is launching a Stop the Hate campaign and is seeking your input to identify, vocalize and eradicate “hate” in Fresno [...] Continue Reading

Juneteenth, a Celebration to Freedom

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. A memorable act, given the highly separated American society we currently live in. The long sought-after bill [...] Continue Reading